Re: dhcp client wifi setup
On Sat, 24 Dec 2005 19:29:30 +0000
Richard Lyons <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I am obviously missing the obvious here. An IBM Thinkpad, sid, orinoco
> wifi card talks to the Netgear DG834G router when security is disabled,
> but when I turn WEP on it doesn't connect.
> /etc/network/interfaces has
> iface eth0 inet dhcp
> wireless-essid Coigxxxxxxxx
> wireless-key xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xx
I have a card that uses the orinoco-pci driver and I specify the key
with a line like this:
: I think the only important difference is the omission of a separator
in the key leaving just the 26 characters of the key.
Normally I only see keys listed with out a separator or with a ':'
character between each hex digit which would make it.